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Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage on Windows 10 [Solved]

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry

In recent times, the Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry process has started causing very high disk or high CPU usage Windows 10 system; it could be pretty frustrating to face that. But no worries it can be easily fixed. There are 3 easy ways to troubleshoot the Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry high disk or high CPU problem.

Try these fixes Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage on Windows 10

Method 1: Using Group Policy Editor
Method 2: Using Registry Editor
Method 3: Updating your device drivers

 

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry

Method 1: Using Group Policy Editor

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R together to start a Run command.

2) Type gpedit.msc and click OK.

3) Go to Computer Configuration >  Administrative Templates >Windows Components > Data Collection and Preview Builds.

4) Double-click Allow Telemetry.

5) Select Disabled, then click Apply > OK.

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry

6) On your keyboard, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together to open your Task Manager, check to see if Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry takes up a normal disk usage.

High Disk Usage

Method 2: Using Registry Editor

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R together to Run command.

2) Type regedit in the box and click OK.

3) Click YES when prompted by User Account Control.

4) Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows > DataCollection.

5) Double-click Allow Telemetry.

NOTE: If you can’t find Allow Telemetry, create it manually: Right-click on DataCollection and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value. Then name the new value Allow Telemetry.

6) Set Value date to 0 (zero) and click OK.

7) On your keyboard, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together to open the Task Manager, check to see if Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry takes up a normal disk usage.

Method 3: Update your device drivers

Even after trying all the above fixes, if the issue still exists or your PC is still running slow, then it’s time to update your device drivers. There are two ways you can get the right drivers installed for all your devices:
manually or automatically.
Manual driver update – Try to update your drivers manually by going to the manufacturer’s website and search for the most recent driver. Choose those drivers that are compatible with your variant of Windows 10.

 Note: If you can’t find gpedit.msc on your Windows 10 computer, here’s how you can get it:  1. Download gpedit.msc(Group Policy Editor) from Internet
2. When it’s done, Go to C:\Windows\SysWOW64, and copy the followings:
folders: GroupPolicy
GroupPolicyUsers
gpedit.msc(console document)
3. Paste them in the following locations:
C:\Windows\System
C:\Windows\System32

Hope Your Methods were helpful enough to solve your ntoskrnl.exe BSOD Blue Screen error on Windows 10.

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